Man wounded after gunshots fired at Broadway hot dog stand

Broadway in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Metro police are investigating after a 30-year-old man was grazed in the head by a bullet at a hot dog cart on Broadway early Monday morning.

Officers responded just before 3 a.m. to a reported shooting on Broadway and Third Avenue South.

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Police said the victim and his friend were in line to get hot dogs, when they were involved in a verbal altercation with two men.

As the victim and his friend were walking away, the other two men began shooting, according to investigators.

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Officers said the male victim suffered a graze wound to his head and was transported to a hospital with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening.

Police described one of the shooters as a 5’9” Black male with dreadlocks, wearing a black shirt and blue jean shorts. The other was a 5’11” Black male wearing a red shirt and a black hat, carrying a black backpack.

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No additional information was immediately released.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Nashville Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.

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